Early Years of Company C368th Engineer Battalion - Army Reserve in Rutland, VT
“The Early Years of Company C 368th Engineer Battalion” an Army Reserve Unit from Rutland, VT is remembered in this issue by David Zsido who served with “Charlie” Company for nine and a half years, its Commander for more than three years.
Mr. Zsido reviews the numerous training missions, and the variety of work that the unit did as a community service for the town. These included expanding Dewey Field in 1972; building a backstop for a target range for the Boy Scout camp; installing a map plaza; working on the Proctor Baseball field; even snow removal, until the unit was called to active duty.
The Battalion served with distinction during the Iraq war returning home to local acclaim in March of 2004.
Numerous photographs of the Engineer Battalion illustrate the various tasks undertaken by the Battalion, providing an impressive recounting of their contribution to home and country